Rod Blum urged Trump to consult Congress on Syria action

Republican Representative Rod Blum (IA-01) was the only Iowan among 88 U.S. House members who “strongly” urged President Donald Trump…

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Did Windsor Heights, Des Moines improperly advocate for sales tax?

Iowa’s campaign regulator may soon break new ground on interpreting language that forbids government bodies from spending public money for…

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Kim Reynolds quietly signed unconstitutional immigration bill

Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a bill designed to force Iowa police and sheriffs to assist with federal immigration enforcement.…

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Annette Sweeney wins Iowa Senate district 25 special election

Republican Annette Sweeney will represent Iowa Senate district 25 for the remainder of the year after winning today’s special election…

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Six depressing facts about wage inequality for Iowa women

On average, women employed full-time, year-round earn less than men in every part of the U.S., but the “gender-based wage…

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Big changes, worrying signs at Des Moines Register

High-profile departures from the Des Moines Register newsroom have happened too often over the last decade. A series of layoffs…

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IA-03: Austin Frerick, EMILY’s List endorse Cindy Axne

Catching up on this week’s news from the third Congressional district, former candidate Austin Frerick is now supporting Cindy Axne,…

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Iowa political donors must now provide their legal surnames

Iowans must provide their legal surnames when making monetary or in-kind political donations, under a law Governor Kim Reynolds signed…

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More women managing Iowa campaigns

Iowa hasn’t been the most friendly state for women in politics, to put it mildly. We didn’t elect a woman…

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IA-Gov: Road ends for Ron Corbett

Ron Corbett ended his Republican campaign for governor this morning after a Polk County District Court rejected his effort to…

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